Believe it or not, having a luncheon in my honor Monday was a bit like getting married; it was lots of fun, but a surprisingly tense occasion. Before 170 guests at Seattle’s Harbor Club, Discovery’s President Steve Buri and other colleagues formally announced the new “Chapman Center on Citizen Leadership.” Continue reading
By Discovery Institute senior fellow John C. Wohlstetter. Originally published at The American Spectator.
We in the West have been coming to wrong conclusions in answering the above questions.
Our “war” confusion is that we aren’t necessarily at war with countries and/or terror groups whose leaders have declared war on us. Thus the Islamic Republic of Iran established in February 1979 by the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini has avowedly been at war with the West ever since. As a result our policies are constrained by the perception that we are not at war with such adversaries. And so now with Islamic State — IS, ISIS or IL — of whom the Obama administration now says that they are not yet a threat to the homeland.
Discovery Institute is excited to announce the launch of the brand new Discovery.org! As you can see, we have been very busy working on new and efficient ways to communicate our message on the web. Continue reading